The fire in Stamford killed 7-year-old twins Grace and Sarah Badger, 9-year-old Lily Badger, and their maternal grandparents, Lomer and Pauline Johnson.
Lily, 9, and Sarah, and Grace, both 7, died in a fire at their home on Christmas nearly 3 years ago. Their father has since tried to focus on the incredible memories.
The father of the children killed in the Christmas day fire in Stamford is channeling his energy into a project which has helped him cope with losing his three daughters.
The father of the children killed in the Christmas day fire in Stamford a year ago today has shared his reflections and how he wants them remembered.
Haunted by his response during a magazine interview now out on newsstands, Matthew Badger, father of the three children killed in the Christmas day fire in Stamford has apologized.
When the fire claimed the lives of his three girls in Stamford on Christmas of 2011, Matthew Badger says his heart broke into a thousand pieces.
Badger said that the bag of ashes didn’t seem dangerous because her boyfriend, Michael Borcina, ran his hands over them before putting them on top of a plastic bin in a mudroom.
The mother of the three children killed in a Christmas morning fire has filed a notice of intent to sue the city of Stamford, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported. Her parents were also killed in the fire.
Utica First Insurance Co. argues in a lawsuit filed this week in New York that Michael Borcina misrepresented the number of employees with his company, Tiberias Construction, its sales and payroll, and size and type of work performed.
It’s difficult for Matthew Badger to deal with the loss of his three darling daughters, but he’s turning his heartbreak into hope by helping other young children.
Three sisters and their grandparents died in the fire. The girls’ mother, Madonna Badger and her boyfriend Michael Borcina, survived. Investigators determined the fire was started by improperly discarded fireplace embers.
In January, officials in Connecticut were scrutinizing the circumstances of the blaze, trying to determine if it was just a horrible accident or a crime.
Was it just a horrible accident, or a crime? That’s what police and prosecutors were trying to figure out Friday in Connecticut as they began putting the horrendous Christmas Day fire under a legal microscope.
As Stamford police investigate, they’re trying to answer a key question: were battery-operated smoke alarms and several fire extinguishers removed from the home sometime before the fire?
The family of the victims who died in the tragic Christmas day fire in Stamford are reaching out to the countless strangers who have been sending their condolences.